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halazone

[ hal-uh-zohn ]
/ ˈhæl əˌzoʊn /
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noun

a white crystalline powder, C7H5Cl2NO4S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.

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Origin of halazone

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Example sentences from the Web for halazone

  • This acid, on chlorination at low temperatures, yields p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid (halazone).

  • Halazone is a white crystalline solid, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, and insoluble in petroleum.

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